Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez released a video greeting and the following statement to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, which began this week and runs through October 15th.
“The Latino community has made a hugely important impact in our country’s history and culture. Hispanic Heritage Month is a great time to celebrate and recognize these contributions and the ways Latinos continue to help our nation thrive."
“Recognizing that Latinos face unique challenges as the fastest growing minority group in the country, it is crucial that Congress works to meet the needs of the Latino community. As a Member of Congress, I will continue to support access to quality and affordable healthcare, comprehensive immigration reform, and college tuition assistance.
“I hope that Americans will join me this month in celebrating the valuable contributions that Latinos have made to America’s history and heritage.”
To see Congresswoman Sánchez’ video in support of Hispanic Heritage Month, click here.